Monthly Archives: May 2010

Local renewable energy champion shortlisted for national award

The profile of a local charity which delivers local solutions to fuel poverty, energy efficiency and renewable energy has received a major boost after Neil Farrington, Sustainable Energy Projects Manager at Community Energy Plus, has been shortlisted for a Renewable Energy Association Award. Neil has made it onto a shortlist of seven for the Champion Award which celebrates the achievement of an individual who deserves recognition for their contribution to the British renewable energy sector. Since joining Community Energy Plus …


Ladock and Grampound Road residents invited to first ‘Low Carbon Living’ event

Residents of Ladock and Grampound Road will have the opportunity to find out about the progress of the project that is seeing their rural parish become a test bed for achieving sustainable living on a community-wide scale at a public meeting on Saturday (15th May). In February it was announced that the mid Cornwall parish had been successful in its bid for Low Carbon Communities Challenge status.   Activity to deliver this project is now well underway and residents may have …


Green boost for West Cornwall communities

Rural communities in West Cornwall are being encouraged to become more energy efficient and harness the opportunities presented by renewable energy technology in a new project to help locals lead more sustainable lives. A Sustainable Energy Community Officer has been appointed to help groups in West Cornwall develop a range of projects that will help local communities react to the challenge of rising energy prices and climate change and stimulate interest in community-owned renewable energy opportunities.  The project is funded …